Master Pastoral Leadership: Secondary Heads of Year

£495.00 plus VAT

A practical course for new pastoral leaders that will help you manage and improve your year group or key stage  You’ll learn through a combination of live, on demand and on-the-job learning with regular input from your expert course lead as well as peer support from your cohort.

This is a 2-term programme in 4 parts:

  1. Develop yourself as a pastoral leader 
  2. Lead and manage a tutor team  
  3. Manage students’ behaviour and attendance 
  4. Support students’ personal development and progression 
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Why should I choose this course?

  • It is a practical development programme, anchored in the day-to-day reality of running a year group or key stage; there are no distracting, irrelevant assignments to complete. 
  • It follows a focused, logical sequence and blends instructional videos with live coaching sessions and an online forum, all led by experienced experts in the field; there is no unrealistic and unhelpful theory from academia, just real-life learning 
  • It provides real tasks that will help you lead your pastoral team; there are no formal essays to write or panel interviews to pass. 

How is this course structured?

This is a 2-term programme in 4 parts:

  1. Develop yourself as a pastoral leader 
  2. Lead and manage a tutor team  
  3. Manage students’ behaviour and attendance 
  4. Support students’ personal development and progression 

How is this course delivered?

This is a blended course that provides flexibility and support.  You will get:

  • Access to a network of maths leads at a similar stage of development – get answers to all the questions you’re too afraid to ask in school.
  • 5 live webinar sessions for coaching and mentoring, to ask questions of the course leader, and to share ideas and experiences with colleagues.
  • 12 on-demand online courses, 3 per half term, designed specifically for you.
  • Access to a library of additional on-demand courses, specially curated for you to help tailor the programme to meet your development needs.

What will the modules cover?

Term 1

  • Live webinar 1: An introduction to the programme
  • Optional module: How to get your first pastoral leader role  

Part 1: Develop yourself as a subject leader

  • Module A: How to be a successful leader
  • Module B: How to be a successful manager
  • Module C: How to be an effective leader of…
    • Module C1How to be an effective leader of Year 7 
    • Module C2: How to be an effective leader of Key Stage 3 
    • Module C3: How to be an effective leader of Key Stage 4 
    • Module C4: How to be an effective Head of Sixth Form 

Live webinar 2

Part 2: Lead and manage a tutor team

  • Module A: How to lead a tutor team of staff you don’t line manage and make the most of tutor time  
  • Module B: How to work in partnership with parents and carers 
  • Module C: How to work in partnership with multi-agencies 
  • Live webinar 3

Term 2

Part 1: Manage students’ behaviour and attendance 

  • Module A: How to lead assemblies / collective worship 
  • Module BHow to manage students’ behaviour and manage the rewards and sanctions process 
  • Module C: How to manage students’ attendance and punctuality 
  • Live webinar 4

Part 2: Support students’ personal development and progression  

  • Module A: How to lead on safeguarding and child protection   
  • Module B: How to support and track students’ wider personal development (linked to Ofsted judgment criteria) 
  • Module C1: Year 7 – How to manage the transition process and induction 
  • Module C2: Head of Key Stage 3 – How to help students avoid the ‘Year 8 dip’ and with GCSE options  
  • Module C3: Head of Key Stage 4 – How to support students with GCSE study and revision / P-16 options 
  • Module C4: Head of Sixth Form – How to support students with UCAS / progression 
  • Live webinar 5

Event Details

Day 1: 14 December, 2020

Day 2: 25 January, 2021

Day 3: 1 March, 2021

Day 4: 29 March, 2021

Day 5: 17 May, 2021

Start time: 16:00 BST

End time: 17:00 BST